* Physical Address:  95 Frederick Rd   Suite 100 * 

* Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 351 *
* Fredericksburg, TX 78624 * 
* Phone 830-997-6518 * Fax 830-990-2307  *

Email:  elections@gillespiecounty.org


Elections Administrator

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Welcome to the "Candidate Corner"!  

Below you will find all the information you need as a candidate for public office. 
The FIRST thing that you must do before announcing candidacy for ANY office is file a Campaign Treasurer Appointment. 


 (Republican Candidates / Democratic Candidates)

Candidates Filing Period:

First Day to File for a place on the Ballot: November 13, 2021

Last Day to File for a place on the Ballot: December 13, 2021 (6:00pm)




SECTION 1:

  1) Candidate Information Sheet

  2) Calendar of Events (Important Dates During the Election) -

PRIMARY ELECTION 
  3) Calendar of Events (Important Dates During the Election) -

RUNOFF ELECTION

  4) IMPORTANT DATES:

Party Conventions, Primary Elections, and General Election

 

SECTION 2:

  1)  2022 Filing Schedule for Candidates & Officeholders

  2)  Campaign Finance Guide for Candidates who file locally

3a)  FORM: Appointment of Campaign Treasurer (CTA) 

3b)  FORM: Campaign Finance Report (C/OH) 

3c)  FORM: Code of Fair Campaign Practices (CFCP)

4a)  INSTRUCTIONS: Appointment of Campaign Treasurer

4b)  INSTRUCTIONS: Campaign Finance Report

  5)  Political Fundraisers- What you need to know

  6)  Political Advertising - What you need to know

 

PLEASE NOTE:  The Elections Department will not answer questions pertaining to Texas Ethics Commission Forms.  These forms are legal documents which warrant legal advice from an attorney.  The Commission has attorneys on staff available to assist you.     

 

SECTION 3:

 1)  Qualifications for Office 

 2)  FORM: Application for a Place on the Primary Ballot

 3)  FORM: Petition in Lieu of a Filing Fee (for Primary Use Only)

 

SECTION 4:  Filing as a Write-In Candidate 

Texas Secretary of State website:  Running as a Write-In Candidate in 2022

Filing Period Begins: Saturday, July 23, 2022 

Filing Period Ends: Monday, August 22, 2022, 5:00 pm

  1) Candidates Information Sheet - Write-In Candidates 

  2) Calendar of Events (Important Dates During the Election) - General Election

  3) IMPORTANT DATES: Party Conventions, Primary Elections, and General Election

  4) FORM: Declaration of  Write-In Candidacy for State & County Officers

  5) FORM: Petition in Lieu of a Filing Fee (For Write-In Candidate Use Only)





If you don't find what you are looking for, then call the elections office at: (830) 997-6518.